Leelanau County
Village of Empire

PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE TO A SCHEDULING CONFLICT, THE BUDGET HEARING AND REGULAR MEETING WILL NOW BE ON WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 28TH AT 7:00 PM.

**PUBLIC NOTICE**

Village of Empire 2024-25 Budget Hearing
Wednesday, February 28, 2024, 7:00 p.m.
Empire Township Hall, 10088 W. Front St.

A copy of the proposed budget is available for public inspection in the Clerk’s Office at 11518 S. Lacore Street, Empire, MI. THE PROPERTY TAX MILLAGE RATE PROPOSED TO BE LEVIED TO SUPPORT THE PROPOSED BUDGET WILL BE A SUBJECT OF THIS HEARING. Public comments, either oral or written, are welcome at the Public Hearing. Handicapped persons needing assistance or aid should contact the Empire Village Office during regular working hours forty-eight hours prior to the meeting.

Derith A. Smith, Village Clerk


Notice of Intent to Update the Village of Empire Master Plan and Recreation Plan

In accordance with the Michigan Planning Enabling Act, Public Act 33 of 2008, as amended, this notice is being provided to citizens that the Village of Empire has initiated a process to comprehensively update the Village’s adopted Master Plan including the Recreation Plan.  The Planning Commission would ask for your cooperation and assistance in this process. Specifically, the Village Planning Commission would like to garner any thoughts, concerns, or issues citizens feel should be addressed in this effort. The Commission’s intent is that your input would allow for more cooperative public efforts in land use planning for the Village area.

2019 Master Plan

2019 Recreation Plan


Village of Empire Zoning Ordinance

Fee Schedule

Capital Improvement Plan FY 2024-29